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An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2017 Cyprus Larnaca USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 26 more

The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA in Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Asia 2017/2018. MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) The MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) is a flexible programme, designed to meet the professional needs of individual learners. Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with the theories and practices of education with a view to applying learning to practice. The MA Education is well established and is regularly updated in order to reflect the changing needs of current and future participants. Educational Aim To widen the options available and encourage in-depth development of personal and professional areas of interest. To enable learners to identify, design and carry out research activities which include opportunities for considerable self-direction. To contribute to the body of knowledge and understanding relevant to education. Fees £12,635 UNICAF offers a number of scholarships to eligible students. For more information, please contact a UNICAF student adviser. PathWay Required Credits/Units: 180 Core Modules ED4U008 - Dissertation ED4U009 - Research Methodology ED4U016 - Innovation in Curriculum Design ED4U023 - Developing Digital Competence ED4U024 - Developing Learning in Organisations ED4U032 - SEN/ALN: Contexts and Concepts [-]

MA in Education

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24 months Open Enrollment Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 28 more

Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges. The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society and students of all ages. [+]

Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges. The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society and students of all ages. It is an ideal degree for all those who wish to enter into the educational sector and all current practitioners who wish to enhance further their knowledge in the fields of teaching and learning. Necessary skills such as the use of ICT, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication and research skills are acquired through the course. Throughout the Master’s programme students will be engaged in research, teaching methods, learning how to adapt with learning disabilities and understand educational practices and theories. Duration 18-24 months. Delivery Mode Online and through Supported Open Learning Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (mimimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID PathWay Research Practices and Methods - EDU730 Analysis of Learning Disabilities in Education - EDU732 ICT in Education - EDU733 Teaching and Learning Management - EDU734... [-]

MA in Digital Experience Design

Hyper Island
Campus Full time 24 weeks January 2018 United Kingdom Manchester London Singapore Sweden Stockholm USA East New York UK Online + 7 more

Hyper Island's new MA in Digital Experience Design has been designed in response to demand from industry. There is currently a gap between what schools teach and what a designer needs to know to build products, services and systems in the real world. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Asia 2017/2018. Hyper Island's new MA in Digital Experience Design has been designed in response to demand from industry. There is currently a gap between what schools teach and what a designer needs to know to build products, services and systems in the real world. The role of a designer is shifting. A product today is rarely just physical and consumers expectations are higher than ever. The challenge for designers is to design and deliver meaningful experiences, both online and offline. The MA in Digital Experience Design will develop your technical, creative and strategic skills as an experience designer to lead the change within this evolving industry. You will explore experience design and related fields such as service design and interaction design, understanding human behaviour, rigorous research, digital technologies and prototyping, project management, business acumen and how to build and lead an effective team. You will leave us primed for roles across human-centred design such as Experience Designer, Information Architect, Interaction Designer and Service Designer. Within these roles, graduates will be able to design and develop high quality experiences, products and services. You will be able to work across disciplinary, cultural, and geographical boundaries to design innovative solutions to meet user and business needs. Above all, you will be able to operate strategically as an agent of change and have the knowledge, skills, and competence to work at the forefront of this fast paced industry. “You might call this type of work service design, experience... [-]

Master of Arts in English Language Studies

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon + 1 more

This programme aims to update students' knowledge of the systems and uses of English and how these relate to their work. It is recognised by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government for the Subject Knowledge Requirement for teachers. [+]

Aims - To update your knowledge of the systems and uses of English and how these relate to your work - To give you the chance to learn new concepts in English language studies and apply these to your work Benefits - Choice of Subjects: wide range of elective subjects to choose from - Mixed Mode of Learning: full-time and part-time study - Flexibility: students can exit at PgC, PgD or MA level - Professional Recognition: The MAELS meets EDB's Subject Knowledge Requirement (SKR) and also meets the Language Proficiency Requirement (LPR) provided that on graduation students meet the training requirement for language teachers Professional Recognition New and serving English language teachers who do not hold a degree in English, but who have completed the MAELS programme successfully, are regarded by the Education Bureau (EDB) as having a degree with a relevant language major. The MAELS meets the EDB's Subject Knowledge Requirement (SKR). It also meets the Language Proficiency Requirement (LPR) provided that on graduation students meet the training requirements for language teachers. Entrance Requirements A Bachelor’s degree in any subject or the equivalent, with preference given to applicants who majored in English or a Communications-related field. Applicants are expected to meet ONE of the following requirements: A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 96 or above for the Internet-based test, or 590 or above for the paper-based test; OR An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 7.0 for the listening and... [-]

Media Communications (MA)

Webster University Thailand Campus
Campus Full time Part time 15 months January 2018 Thailand Bangkok + 1 more

Webster University's Master of Arts in Media Communications is designed for media professionals looking to enhance their credentials and advance their career. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Asia 2017/2018. (Evening classes) The old adage goes, “The medium is the message.” Yet, with the rapid evolution and innovation in today’s media, the possibilities are always changing. Webster University’s Master of Arts in Media Communications explores the relationship between changing technology, changing cultures and how communications impact all aspects of our lives — including government, business and society. Our program is designed for media professionals looking to advance their career and enhance their credentials. As a graduate, you’ll understand and analyze the breadth of media communications in societies around the world. Over the course of your classes, you’ll examine media from multiple perspectives and in multiple contexts, such as cultural, economic and political. You’ll also consider how media can be a product, a process and a vehicle for commentary. The course schedule is flexible to accommodate the time constraints of working professionals like you. You can take classes at our campuses in Bangkok, Thailand; Leiden, the Netherlands; London, United Kingdom; Geneva, Switzerland; St. Louis, Missouri; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Louisville, Kentucky. Or take classes online from anywhere in the world. Dive into the exciting and ever-evolving world of media and request more information on a master’s degree in Media Communications. [-]

M.A. in Professional Practice in Experience Design

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

At Srishti we believe that academic learning cannot happen in isolation, from the societal and industrial needs and demands. We believe that there has to be a constant dialogue between academics and industry to help shape the next generation of creative design leaders impacting industry and society. There is a gap between academia and industry. While academic learning tends to focus on an ideal and conceptual design, industry needs exceptional application of creative, technological and production skills in real-world settings. Our 2-year MA is the culmination of the synergy between academic principles and industry needs. [+]

M.A. in Professional Practice in Experience Design At Srishti we believe that academic learning cannot happen in isolation, from the societal and industrial needs and demands. We believe that there has to be a constant dialogue between academics and industry to help shape the next generation of creative design leaders impacting industry and society. There is a gap between academia and industry. While academic learning tends to focus on an ideal and conceptual design, industry needs exceptional application of creative, technological and production skills in real-world settings. Our 2-year MA is the culmination of the synergy between academic principles and industry needs. Topics covered Historical, Current and emerging topics, theories frameworks of Human-Computer Interaction Design Research Interaction Design for Screens Future of Interaction Design: Designing for IoT & Wearables Experience & Service Design Visual Design for Interaction Prototyping Interactions Creative Ideation & Concept development Art Driven Interaction Design Who is it for? This course is for both fresh graduates with a proven interest in art & design, who want to pursue a post graduate education while they are working, OR for working professionals who are self-sponsored or are sponsored by their employers. The program requires part-time residency at Srishti’s Bangalore campus. The participants are expected to submit project work done at their workplace for the non-residency credit. It is currently offered in two modes: Design Scholars: Participants spend TWO days a week (Monday-Tuesday) during regular studio cycles and Full weeks (Monday-Saturday) during the workshop weeks at Srishti. Apart from these,... [-]

MA Program in Prehistoric Archaeology

University of Haifa, International School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Israel Haifa

The program focuses on the prehistory and paleoenvironment of Mount Carmel. It is based on ongoing, active research carried out in the field and in laboratories. [+]

The International MA Program in Prehistoric Archaeology's objective is to provide students with an opportunity to study and take part in ongoing research of the impressive prehistoric archaeology of Mount Carmel. The University of Haifa, located atop the Carmel range, provides the ideal setting for this field of study.

The program will be carried out in one of the world's most dynamic centers for prehistoric research. Both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a biosphere reserve, Mount Carmel reveals a nearly 500,000 year-long sequence of human evolution exposed in caves, rock shelters and open-air sites along mountain valleys and the nearby coastal plain. Unlike any other region in the world, Mount Carmel preserves evidence of both modern humans and Neanderthal populations, at sites no more than 100 meters from each other.... [-]


MA in Museum and Gallery Practice

UCL Qatar
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Qatar Doha + 1 more

The Museum and Gallery Practice MA at UCL Qatar aims at educating museum and gallery professionals in collections curation and interpretation, following a practice based holistic approach to museum collections and cultural heritage preservation. [+]

Museum and Gallery Practice MA AVAILABILITY Full-time 1 year Part-time 2 years OVERVIEW This MA at UCL Qatar equips students with the necessary theoretical and practical skills to assume a career as a leading museum professional within Qatar, the wider Gulf region or further afield. The programme introduces the theories and practices of museology, emphasising their significance and relevance in the Gulf region and beyond. Key areas of musuem studies to be taught include collections management, museum, gallery and site management, exhibition development, contemporary art debates, visual studies, education and emerging digital technologies. Students will develop critical thinking skills and core skills such as documentation and interpretation. Students also have the option to undertake a placement at a museum, gallery or cultural heritage organisation in Qatar, the region or internationally. Where they will gain a unique insight into the developing local and international museum sector. COURSE STRUCTURE This MA has a total value of 180 credits. Students take five compulsory modules (total 90 credits), two optional modules (total 30 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits). Compulsory Modules Exhibition Project Principles of Museum and Gallery Practice Museums Policies and Practices Interdisciplinary Methods for Heritage Research Dissertation Optional Modules Subject to availability and demand, options may include: Materials vs Culture The Digital Museum Debates in Contemporary Art Curation Collections Care and Management Preventative Conservation Community Archaeology Museum Theory and Practice: Identities, Politics and Power Placement I (one month) Placement II (two months) The Book and Society Dissertation All students undertake an independent... [-]

MA in Interdisciplinary Design

Frederick University
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The MA in Interdisciplinary Design program encourages students to challenge and explore conventional boundaries of various art and design disciplines, borrowing and experimenting creatively. Interdisciplinary methodologies are investigated and applied aiming in the advancement and development of new and novel design discourses. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Asia 2017/2018. The MA in Interdisciplinary Design program encourages students to challenge and explore conventional boundaries of various art and design disciplines, borrowing and experimenting creatively. Interdisciplinary methodologies are investigated and applied aiming in the advancement and development of new and novel design discourses. The program encourages and respects critical theory as well as in depth understanding of material and the practice of making. Furthermore it offers a close relation with the professional industry and provides opportunities for collaboration on real life local and international projects. The program is anchored in the area of Design, allowing each individual student to follow the areas of expertise provided by two major streams, which reflect the needs of upcoming new industries: Creative Practice for Applied Design Creative Practice for Communication Design In the steam of Creative Practice for Applied Design students will be introduced to space and form alternatives, curatorial and displaying practices, object and materiality issues, installation and art aesthetics. In the stream of Creative Practice for Communication Design students will be introduced to new media, moving image, animation and web design, alternative visualizing methods, interactivity and materiality issues. In both cases students will be also introduced to the technologies that precede these topics. Students attending both streams will have the opportunity to work on real life projects, work and co-operate with active professionals from the design industry, deliver projects for clients coming from the public or private sector, as well as investigate their professional opportunities in... [-]

Master in History (with Thesis)

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Üsküdar

The Graduate Program in History, with faculty members who have publishing and teaching experience on both national and international levels, sets out to contribute to the discipline of history in Turkey, offering research projects and a dynamic curriculum that is kept up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. [+]

History, as a discipline, has undergone many changes over the past decades in terms of its approaches, methodology and sources. With this awareness, the Graduate Program in History at İstanbul Şehir University offers a curriculum that adopts an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. The goals of the program are as follows: To develop new methods in the understanding and interpretation of historical sources, To establish new themes and agendas in historiography in keeping with local needs, To contribute to world history with local perspectives. The Graduate Program in History, with faculty members who have publishing and teaching experience on both national and international levels, sets out to contribute to the discipline of history in Turkey, offering research projects and a dynamic curriculum that is kept up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. The Graduate Program is designed to be a process that leads the student into an area of specialization. A graduate with a Masters Degree is expected to have mastered historiography and have a good knowledge of general history, as well as to have acquired the reading skills in at least one modern language (other than English) and another research language and to be able to write a competent thesis. The primary language of instruction is English. Students who do not have the requisite level of English are expected to attend a year-long English preparatory course. MA PROGRAM At our University, Master’s programs are offered in Cultural Studies and Modern Turkish Studies under the Graduate School of Social Sciences... [-]

MA in Translation Studies

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Qatar Doha

The MA in Translation Studies (MATS) is a two-year program designed,to train highly skilled translators in the areas of business and commerce,science and technology, literary translation, and translation of media texts as well as translation for international organizations. The acquisition of practical translation competence is complemented by advanced training in the use of translation technology and work placement experience. A theoretical component encourages sophisticated intellectual enquiry, thus equipping students with a sound foundation for professional work and doctoral study in the field of translation studies. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Asia 2017/2018. MA in Audiovisual Translation The MA in Translation Studies (MATS) is a two-year program designed,to train highly skilled translators in the areas of business and commerce,science and technology, literary translation, and translation of media texts as well as translation for international organizations. The acquisition of practical translation competence is complemented by advanced training in the use of translation technology and work placement experience. A theoretical component encourages sophisticated intellectual enquiry, thus equipping students with a sound foundation for professional work and doctoral study in the field of translation studies. In May of 2014, TII officially announced obtaining the validation for the MATS from,the University of Geneva. With this validation TII has received the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI) Quality Label from the University of Geneva. Admissions requirements In order to be considered for admission to the Master of Arts in Translation Studies or Audiovisual Translation, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, and strong language proficiency in English and Arabic ... [-]

MA in Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (Numeracy)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The MA Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (Numeracy) is for teachers, trainers, team leaders and heads of department/section who work in the field of basic skills education. This flexible course will support your professional development and enhance your career prospects by adding to your existing knowledge in the field. It includes the study of government policies and initiatives on adult numeracy, key theoretical issues that have an... [+]

Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (Numeracy) – MA The MA Policy and Practice in Basic Skills Education (Numeracy) is for teachers, trainers, team leaders and heads of department/section who work in the field of basic skills education. This flexible course will support your professional development and enhance your career prospects by adding to your existing knowledge in the field. It includes the study of government policies and initiatives on adult numeracy, key theoretical issues that have an impact on adult numeracy provision, the history of adult numeracy provision and approaches to numeracy. In addition, studying on a masters course at the University of Bolton will help you to further develop career-enhancing skills including research, oral and written presentations, independent working and time and project management skills. About the course This exciting and demanding masters course will develop your knowledge and critical thinking skills regarding current educational approaches to numeracy and mathematics education. You will be taught by educational professionals and assessed using techniques including group and individual projects and assignments, research, presentations, tutorials, reports and essays. Special features The University of Bolton has a long-standing and excellent reputation for the teaching of education courses, and professional development in particular. We understand that studying for a masters degree takes commitment and an investment of time, money and effort. You will be taught by experienced educational professionals and have one-to-one tutor support throughout your postgraduate studies. As well as small group learning and support the University of Bolton has excellent... [-]

MA in Graphic Design

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İzmir

This programme in Graphic Design is designed for those students who have a background in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or Visual Communication Design. Lectures are grouped as being elective or compulsory, depending on the student’s prior undergraduate education. With both conceptual and practical courses, students are guided towards specialisation in a range of various areas. The programme incorporates in-depth research and its applications, as well the solving of modern and creative / experimental design problems. The interdisciplinary approach between graphic design and communication, includes theoretical and applied studies Fields of specialisation include graphic arts, illustration, typography, corporate identity and branding, packing design, interactive design, as well as history of design and critique writing. Programmes of contemporary Graphic Design have an important responsibility in this rapidly advancng sector, to equip students with the skills for a professional life, as well as for those who wish to pursue a university career in academia. [+]

MA in Graphic Design

This programme in Graphic Design is designed for those students who have a background in   Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or Visual Communication Design.  Lectures are grouped as being elective or compulsory, depending on the student’s prior undergraduate education.  With both conceptual and practical courses, students are guided towards specialisation in a range of various areas. The programme incorporates in-depth research and its applications, as well the solving of modern and creative / experimental design problems. The interdisciplinary approach between graphic design and communication, includes theoretical and applied studies Fields of specialisation include graphic arts, illustration, typography, corporate identity and branding, packing design, interactive design, as well as history of design and critique writing. Programmes of contemporary Graphic Design have an important responsibility in this rapidly advancng sector, to equip students with the skills for a professional life, as well as for those who wish to pursue a university career in academia.... [-]


MA in Psychology

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Istanbul

Department of Psychology at Kadir Has University invites applications for the M.A. programme which combines the subfields of social and health psychology. The foci of the lectures will be on the theories of social and health psychology as well as their applications. [+]

Department of Psychology at Kadir Has University invites applications for the M.A. programme which combines the subfields of social and health psychology. The foci of the lectures will be on the theories of social and health psychology as well as their applications. The main topics of the programme are as follows: - Developing interventions for staying healthy, - Investigating the causes and mechanisms whereby individuals develop illness based on stress and the use of alcohol and tobacco; and developing preventive measures for such illnesses, - Coping with illness and individual and group attitudes towards illness, - Improving interpersonal skills at group and individual levels. The students who are enrolled in this programme will acquire theoretical knowledge on social and health psychology and complete a thesis or a graduation project on these sub-areas of psychology. The students who successfully finish this programme will be able to provide services as qualified psychologists in programs targeting attitude change, in NGOs, in the society in relation to health promotion and illness prevention by means of research, consultancy, education and provision of interventions. Announcement for the candidates of M.A. Programme in Psychology The language of instruction is English. The candidates will take a written exam. Moreover, the interview dates differ from the dates set on the academic calendar. Special requirements for candidates who are Turkish citizens For this programme, the applications from candidates who hold a Bachelor’s degree in psychology or in guidance and psychological counseling will be accepted. Applications will be made online. Please... [-]

MA in International Public and Business Administration

Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow Italy Macerata + 2 more

The two-year long Master's in International public and business administration Double DegreeProgram MGIMO University and Macerata University (Italy) is designed to meet the needs of rising leaders in the public and private sector professions. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Asia 2017/2018. Program Profile The two-year long Master's in International public and business administration Double Degree Program MGIMO University and Macerata University (Italy) is designed to meet the needs of rising leaders in the public and private sector professions. The program provides on-campus training in political science, international trade and economics, as well as management, public administration and government relations. Approximately 20 students will be enrolled in the program. During the study, 1st year is spent at Macerata University, Italy. 3 months out of 9 are provided for internship at one of Marche region’s leading corporations. The 2nd year of study is organized at MGIMO-University, where the students are taught the core courses of public and municipal administration for a semester and then have an internship at Russia’s leading public and private sector agencies. The MGIMO Difference Students benefit from: a possibility to study at one of the world’s oldest universities in Italy an opportunity to go through a program designed within a major Russian international studies oriented university; a diverse student body and alumni network; 6 years internship experience at the end of the study; an innovative curriculum; lectures of leading professionals in public and private sector; an attention to career-building skills in all areas of public affairs Career Opportunities The curriculum of the International public and business administration program combine training in analytical methods and practical management skills to ensure that graduates are prepared to understand problems and implement solutions. Students combine these... [-]